Tag: Standards

ACTION ALERT: Unchain Idaho From Common Core!

We now have the chance to unchain Idaho from Common Core! Are you and your family aware of the decisions your legislators are making on your behalf for our children’s education here in Idaho? Earlier this year, the 2020 Idaho Content Standards Committee was established by the State Department of Education with the assignment to review Idaho’s Content…

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Common Core No More?

If we are not careful, we will miss the chance to rid Idaho of Common Core. Earlier this year, the joint Idaho House and Senate Education Committee voted to replace Common Core in schools. Common Core standards, also called the Idaho Content Standards, are expensive and ineffective. These standards were promoted as a way to…

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Action Alert: Take A Stand Against Common Core in Idaho

As many concerned Idahoans are aware, there has been a constant education battle in our state concerning the Idaho Content Standards which are patterned after (and in many cases identical to) Common Core Standards. What you may not have heard is that during the Idaho Legislative session earlier this year, a special committee was created…

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08.27.2019: Public Hearing Reminder on Education

TONIGHT, August 27, 2019, is the last public hearing scheduled by Idaho Department of Education this summer to address the following administrative rules: IDAPA 08.02.03 Rules Governing Thoroughness (subsections 004, 007, 008, 009, 111, 112, 116, and 150) – specifically the Idaho Content Standards (incorporated by reference, Definitions, Assessments, Accountability, Unique Student Identifier, and Basic Values IDAPA 08.02.04…

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The Future of Idaho’s Education System is Depending on You.

It is no secret that education has the power to change a child’s life. It is partly through education that a child’s knowledge of the world around them is impacted and they decide how they want to make a difference in society for the better. With that being said, if education plays such an essential role…

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